Topic "Medical Examinations" in Arabic - total 23 documentsTitle: 5 Questions to ask your doctor before getting a test, treatment or procedure
Summary: These questions will help you get the most out of your visit to your GP
Summary: Amniocentesis is a prenatal diagnostic test performed at around 16 weeks of pregnancy. It is used to test for chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome. It involves passing a needle through the skin of the mother, through the wall of the uterus (womb) and taking a small sample (around 16mls) of the fluid surrounding the developing baby. The needle does not touch the baby or the placenta.
Title: Blood test instructions
Summary: This poster lists the set of instructions that are given to a patient when a blood sample is taken from them for testing.
Title: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.
Title: Breast changes - fibroadenomas
Summary: Fibroadenomas are a type of non-cancerous breast lump. They can range in size from smaller than a marble to as large as a golf ball. This information sheet explains what a fibroadenoma is, how it is diagnosed and treated.
Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.
Title: Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
Summary: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a test that checks the pregnancy for genetic abnormalities. The pregnancy can be tested by taking a small sample of the developing placenta. CVS is a specific test
Summary: A colposcopy is an examination which is recommended after a positive or abnormal pap test result. After a colposcopy decisions can be made about your ongoing treatment.
Title: Cone Biopsy
Summary: A cone biopsy is a minor operation to remove a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix to be examined.
Title: Do you need a hospital emergency department - or can your local doctor help?
Summary: A guide to understanding the difference between problems needing hospital emergency treatment, and those that can be helped by your local doctor.
Title: Epidural analgesia
Summary: Information about epidural analgesia (pain relief), including what drugs are used, what to expect while you're haveing an epidural anaesthetic, and the use of patient controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA).
Title: Epidural injection
Summary: Information about epidural injections for pain relief.
Title: First Aid Treatment for Anaphylaxis
Summary: Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction and potentially life threatening. It should always be treated as a medical emergency, requiring immediate treatment. Most cases of anaphylaxis occur after a person with a severe allergy is exposed to the allergen they are allergic to (usually a food, insect or medication)
Title: Going Home after having an Epidural/Spinal
Summary: This fact sheet provides important information for women who have had an epidural or spinal anaesthesia at the women's.
Title: How to give EpiPen
Summary: Step by step instructions for giving new look and original EpiPen.
Title: Instructions for a mid-stream urine specimen for men and women
Summary: Instructions for both men and women on how to provide a mid-stream urine specimen for a urine test.
Title: Intrathecal drug delivery trial
Summary: Information about the Intrathecal Drug Delivery Trial which trials a different route for pain relief to treat pain on spacticity.
Title: Medical decision making
Summary: Doctors and dentists (‘registered practitioners’) need a patient’s agreement (‘consent’) before performing medical or dental treatment. A person may be temporarily or permanently unable to consent to medical or dental treatment. Under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986, a person can be nominated to make medical and dental treatment decisions on behalf of the patient If a patient is incapacitated, consent is not needed where there are reasonable grounds that emergency treatment is necessary.
Title: Top tips for safe health care: What you need to know for yourself, your family or someone you care for
Summary: This booklet is designed to help consumers, their families, carers and other support people get the most out of their health care. You can use the information in the booklet when you talk to your doctor and other healthcare providers, including nurses, pharmacists, specialists, allied health and mental health workers.
Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.
Title: Tuberculosis - I have a positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
Title: Ultrasound during pregnancy
Summary: Ultrasound examinations use high frequency sound waves to look inside the body. This fact sheet is for women who may undergo this procedure during pregnancy. It provides an overview of the purpose of the procedure and how to prepare for it.
Title: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.
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